A HISTORIC STONE INDEED
The Historic Inver Stone was looked after by Mrs. June Richard (29/10/1929 – 30/03/2020) for over 40 years. June lived in a small cottage in Crathie Scotland where the Inver Stone had a resting place at the corner of the house in the front garden.
June Richard made visiting the stone an even more exiting and enjoyable experience as she was a very friendly woman who invited every visitor of the stone into her home to sign the record book along with a cup of tea and a biscuit. Each and every visitor to the stone gave June as much respect as she gave to each and every one of them. It was a very special Historic Stone to visit.
Over the years hundreds of people from all over the world have made the trip to visit and lift the Historic Inver Stone. This specific stone has a very unique history belonging to it.
After this stone was used in a lifting exhibition in Glasgow, the five famous McGlashen Stones were born after people wanted to see more. The McGlashen stones were then used in multiple Highland Games and then in 1986 used as an event at the World’s Strongest Man for multiple years.
The 6 lifts of the Inver Stone
The five lifts of the Inver Stone are still something to aim for depending on each lifter of the stone and what they themselves wish to achieve.
Wind Beneath the Stone – Breaking the Inver Stone away from the ground a few inches
Lifting the Inver Stone up and over the knee, onto the lap in a squatting position
Standing up while holding the Inver Stone at chest height
Standing up with the Inver Stone resting securely on the shoulder
Standing up and pressing the Inver Stone over head with arms in a locked-out position
The New Challenge / The Barrel Lift – lifting the Inver Stone and placing it securely in place on top of the Whisky Barrel
Successfully Pressing The Historic Inver Stone
Inver Stone Lifting Records
Lift the Inver Stone
If you would like to try your hand at lifting the historic Inver Stone, please get in touch